Java in Easy Steps

ISBN-10: 184078346X

ISBN-13: 9781840783469

Edition: 3rd 2008

Authors: Mike McGrath

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Java in easy steps instructs you how to easily create your own exciting Java programs. It is updated for the latest release and contains separate chapters on the major features of the Java language. Complete example programs illustrate each important aspect of Java programming - all with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. Java in easy steps has an easy-to-follow style that will appeal to anyone who wants to begin programming in Java, with minimum fuss. Book jacket.
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited
Publication date: 2/28/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Getting started
Installing the JDK
Writing a first Java program
Compiling & running programs
Creating a variable
Recognizing data types
Creating constants
Adding comments
Troubleshooting problems
Performing operations
Doing arithmetic
Assigning values
Comparing values
Assessing logic
Examining conditions
Setting precedence
Escaping literals
Working with bits
Making statements
Branching with if
Branching alternatives
Switching branches
Looping for
Looping while true
Doing do-while loops
Breaking out of loops
Returning control
Directing values
Casting type values
Creating variable arrays
Passing an argument
Passing multiple arguments
Looping through elements
Changing element values
Adding array dimensions
Catching exceptions
Manipulating data
Exploring Java classes
Doing mathematics
Rounding numbers
Generating random numbers
Managing strings
Comparing strings
Searching strings
Manipulating characters
Creating classes
Forming multiple methods
Understanding program scope
Forming multiple classes
Extending an existing class
Creating an object class
Producing an object instance
Encapsulating properties
Constructing object values
Importing functions
Handling files
Reading console input
Reading files
Writing files
Sorting array elements
Managing dates
Formatting numbers
Calculating currency
Building interfaces
Creating a window
Adding push buttons
Adding labels
Adding text fields
Adding item selectors
Adding radio buttons
Changing appearance
Arranging components
Recognizing events
Listening for events
Generating events
Handling button events
Handling item events
Reacting to keyboard events
Responding to mouse events
Announcing messages
Requesting input
Playing sounds
Deploying programs
Methods of deployment
Distributing programs
Building archives
Deploying applications
Enabling Web Start
Producing applets
Converting web pages
Deploying applets
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